Ruby Hill-Godsman October 2017 Meeting Notes
Lt. Brad Qualley – District 4 Police
- Down 15% crime in the area over last year
- Still property crime – reminders about puffer season. 40-50% of cars stolen are puffers
- Ruben Garduño (CRO) – has taken CPTED (Community Policing Through Environmental Design) training for environmental improvements to properties to avert crime, for which you can request a consultation
- Working with Levitt and community board on the noise issues
- Jordan talked about the scope of projects on the ballot
- GO Bond ballot measures – Yes on 2A through 2G
- Total package is $937 million
- Cameron spoke about this new building code requiring large buildings (over 25K sq ft) to devote a percentage of their roof to a garden or solar.
- Talked about the benefits of green roofs.
- Will be on the ballot November 7 as issue I-300
City and County of Denver Public Works
- Megan talked about a variety of programs from Solid Waste Management, including:
- Trash audits reveal that 50% of what’s thrown in the trash is compostable, 25% is recyclable, and only 25% is actual trash
- You can request additional or larger recycling carts, and/or downsize your trash bin to a smaller cart
- Megan and Stephen are the new treasurers
- 501c3 status – need to update paperwork, but we are a 501c3
- Current financial status was discussed
- Neighborhood Association Officer Roles/Titles
- Co-Presidents – Sharona and Scott
- Outreach Coordinator – Brandy
- Information Officer – Erica
- Treasurers – Megan and Stephan
- Discussed time keeping and additional structure to neighborhood meetings
- Trying to keep meetings shorter, structure them better;
- Agreed to vote in December on changing meeting time to 6:00 – 7:30 starting in January
- More social community time with snacks at the end of meetings!
- Parliamentary procedures, keeping meeting minutes
- At next month’s meeting, Sharona and Don will present estimates on neighborhood signs to encourage more neighborhood participation in association
- RHGNA logo – Erica agreed to design some options; subcommittee to help narrow them down for presentation in December
- Discussed the possibility of fundraising and hiring a consultant to draft up a neighborhood survey (in Spanish, Vietnamese and English) to distribute throughout the neighborhood to identify the top 5 important needs/projects.
- Discussed possibility of inviting CERT speaker